Protect yourself from vehicle break-ins

February 23, 2014

NEW — 6 a.m. Feb. 23, 2014

Since the beginning of 2014, Issaquah police officers have responded to 40 vehicle break-ins.

In many cases, owners had left their vehicles unlocked, according to a news release from the city.

Thieves can get into cars through unlocked doors or open windows, and then make off with valuables in only a few seconds.

Prime targets include shopping center parking lots, residential neighborhoods, parks and schools, because a prowler can hit many vehicles in a short time.

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